Indian railways is one of the most sought after government organizations by job aspirants. Every year RRBs release numerous vacancies and conduct examinations for recruiting fresher talents. This year RRB has released vacancies for 18252 technical and non-technical posts at various Zonal Railways/ Production Units of Indian Railways. Interested candidates can submit their applications on or before 25 January 2016.
Selection Procedure of RRB Recruitment (Non-Technical) 2016
RRBs will select the candidates on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination and Interview. Hence it is very much essential to groom yourself properly before sitting for the examination.
Examination Pattern of RRB Recruitment (Non-Technical) 2016
Candidates appearing for are required to appear for CBT (Computer Based Test) Exam. The test will be Objective Multiple type and carries negative marking (1/3) for every wrong answer. It will be in English, Hindi, Urdu and other local languages. The test will cover questions related to General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning. The CBT exam will be of 90 minute duration and it will consist of 100 questions.
Tips for Preparation for RRB (Non-Technical) Exam 2016
Railway exams are as challenging as other exams, due to the large number of aspirants. Hence it is very much required to prepare meticulously for the examination.
The points given below will be more than enough to help you for the preparation:
- Clear the basic concepts as quick as possible. Don’t indulge yourself in solving practice papers/ test papers directly. Nothing can help you at all, if you are not clear with the basic and fundamental concepts.
- Manage your time properly. Prepare a daily study routine and follow it. Divide the entire 24 hours for self study, practice and revision.
- Know your syllabus properly. Instead of drowning yourself into numerous books and study materials, prepare as per the prescribed syllabus.
Aptitude: Solving these questions requires immense critical thinking and reasoning skills. This section includes questions related to arrangement problems, series problem, data interpretation and age related problems. You need to practice these questions from practice guide as much as you can. For getting Aptitude related question patterns, you can also visit the RDSO website.
Arithmetic: If you have a good background in Mathematics at secondary level, then this will be the easiest-to-crack section for you. Questions in this section are related to time, distance and speed, HCF and LCM, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, etc. You need to practice these questions to solve as quickly as you can.
General Awareness: For securing good marks in this section, you need to go through the day-to-day happening around you. A good newspaper is a savior in this regard! Questions in this section are related to politics, entertainment, sports, books and many other things.
General Intelligence: In the section of General Intelligence questions are asked common and basic in nature. Practicing with any standard text book and developing problem solving skills are required to attempt these questions.
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